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    January Events Hosted by Duquesne University

    Thursday, Jan. 5

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Lawrence County)

    Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence County Economic Development Corporation,100 E. Reynolds Street, Suite 100, New Castle.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724-658-1488 to register and for more information. 

    Sunday, Jan. 8

    Dvořák at Duquesne: Czech, Please (Quintets)

    The third in a four-concert series showcasing the works of composer Antonin Dvořák, this performance will feature From the Bohemian Forest for Piano Duet, op. 68; String Quintet in G Major, op. 77; and Piano Quintet in A Major, op. 81. Pianist Dr. Benjamin Binder will discuss Dvořák and nationalism in music in a special pre-performance event. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

    2:15 p.m., Binder discussion, 3 p.m., concert, PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

    For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

    Tuesday, Jan. 10

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials (Butler County)

    Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Butler County Community Development Corporation, 112 Woody Drive, Butler, Pa.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 724-283-1961 to register or for more information.

    Online Information Session: Executive Certificate in Financial Planning Program

    Learn more about Duquesne University’s Executive Certificate in Financial Planning. The program manager and a faculty member will provide comprehensive information about the program and answer questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/fp for more information and registration.

    Sunday, Jan. 15

    Music on the Mount: Chamber Music for the New Year

    A series of free chamber music concerts at Mt. Washington’s Saint Mary of the Mount Parish, Music On the Mount is organized by Mary Pappert School of Music Director of Choral Organizations Christine Jordanoff, with the assistance of the Rev. Michael J. Stumpf, pastor of St. Mary’s, and the parish’s Director of Liturgical Music Amanda Plazek. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

    3 p.m., St. Mary of the Mount, Mount Washington, 403 Grandview Ave., Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

     

    Tuesday, Jan. 17

    Adult Student Information Webinar

    Participants will learn more about the undergraduate and graduate programs.  The program manager will provide comprehensive information about the programs and answer any questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

    Wednesday, Jan. 18

    Personal Effectiveness Webinar Series—Beyond Time Management

    Viewers of this webinar will learn how to improve their ability to successfully deliver on the goals they are responsible for achieving. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

    Thursday, Jan. 19

    Adult Student Information Webinar

    Participants will learn more about the undergraduate and graduate programs.  The program manager will provide comprehensive information about the programs and answer any questions. Sponsored by Duquesne University’s School of Leadership and Professional Advancement.

    Noon to 1 p.m., EST. Login instructions will be sent to registrants.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.5600 or visit www.duq.edu/leadership for more information and registration.

    Friday, Jan. 20

    Forensic Fridays: Reporting Child Abuse—Obligations, Procedures and Pitfalls

    The Forensic Fridays series continues with this daylong seminar that will feature a panel of experts discussing the legal and ethical obligations of reporting suspicions of child abuse, as well as the criminal justice procedures and some of the common pitfalls involved in pursuing such allegations. Participants include Joan Mills and Sara Gluzman, respectively the manager and a forensic interviewer at A Child’s Place at Mercy; Bruce Noel, intake manager for the Allegheny County Department of Children, Youth and Families; Soo Song, first assistant U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh Police Detective April Campbell; and criminal defense attorney Charles R. LoPresti. Approved by the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education (CLE) Board for (5) hours of substantive CLE credit and one (1) hour of ethics CLE credit.

    8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Africa Room, Duquesne Union, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Cost: $30 per person for the general public, $10 for students, $45 for public attorneys and nurses, and $75 for private attorneys.

    Call 412.396.1330, email wechtinstitute@duq.edu or visit www.duq.edu/forensics/forensic-fridays for more information and to register.

    The First Step: Business Startup Essentials

    Designed for new business startups and entrepreneurs, attendees will learn about business structure and formation, insurance, government procurement, major components of the business plan and more. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

    9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Room 505, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

    Saturday, Jan. 21

    An Evening of Clarinet Chamber Music

    This faculty recital will feature clarinetist Ron Samuels. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

    8 p.m., PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

    For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

    Sunday, Jan. 22

    Dvořák at Duquesne: Czech-Out (Slavonic Dances)

    The final of this four-concert series showcasing the works of composer Antonin Dvořák, this performance will feature Dr. David Allen Wehr, the Jack W. Geltz Distinguished Piano Chair, and pianist Cynthia Raim, who will do a complete performance of Dvořák’s Slavonic Dances for Piano Duet. A special pre-concert performance of organ music by Czech and Bohemian composers will feature Dr. Ann Labounsky, professor and chair of organ and sacred music, and Dr. Edward Kocher, dean of the Pappert School. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

    2:15 p.m., pre-concert performance, 3 p.m., concert, PNC Recital Hall, School of Music, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

    For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

    Friday, Jan. 27

    Abre Tu Negocio En Pittsburgh

    This seminar, which will be presented in Spanish, will address issues including how to get a Tax ID Number; fictitious name for a business; trademark a name; insurance; business licenses; business permits; and obtaining a website, among others. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center with PNC Bank.

    Este seminario te da una perspective amplia de todos los temas que tienes

    que tener presente antes de empezar un negocio. Tiene dos partes, una de la

    estructura y la otra de mercadeo. Al final recibiras un cuestionario para

    que lo llenes y luego lo envias con el formato Request for Consulting para

    asi fijar una cita y conversar sobre tu cuestionario de tu empresa.

    6 to 9 p.m., Room 108, Rockwell Hall, Duquesne University, 600 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh.

    Cost: Free.

    Call 412.396.6233 or visit www.duq.edu/sbdc to register and for more information.

    Sunday, Jan. 29

    Duquesne University Symphony Orchestra featuring conductor Jeffrey Turner. Presented by the Mary Pappert School of Music.

    8 p.m., Carnegie Music Hall, 4400 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh. Suggested donation: $10.

    For more information, call 412.396.6083 or visit www.duq.edu/music.

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